It’s Tales of Hoffmann meets Edgar Allan Poe starring a strapping Swedish spinto tenor, a charismatic American lyric mezzo-soprano, a versatile, wide-ranging Romanian lyric soprano who can sing almost anything from coloratura soprano to lyric soprano to spinto soprano, a virile Italian bass-baritone, and a charming German light tenor. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
This production of Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims may be an acquired taste, but it was definitely a vocal extravaganza from all of the singing superstars, whose efforts cannot and should not be ignored in the slightest. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Hold on to your hats, folks, this is going to be a stormy yet mysterious ride.
Dissonance in the music, exceptional artistry and some dark humor give life to Scartazzini’s Edward II.